Business Analysis Support Site
A Free Service for those Interested in Business Analysis.
This site is always under construction.
Prepared by Craig A. Stevens, PMP, CC and his Students
Go to this link to find the IIBA CBAP Handbook. http://www.theiiba.org/Content/NavigationMenu/Certification/Process/IIBA_CBAP_HandbookSep2008.pdf
Go to this link to find the IIBA site that explains the IIBA Certification Process. http://www.theiiba.org/AM/Template.cfm?Section=FAQs2&Template=/CM/HTMLDisplay.cfm&ContentID=3708
This Site is Under Construction
BA 10: Business Analyst Basics – For those in nontechnical fields, project managers, new Business Analysis and those looking for formal BA training, members of a project team, and others who have contact with business analysis, projects, and project managers.
BA 20: Basic IT Business Analyst– For those in IT fields, new project managers, those looking for formal PM training, members of a IT project team, and others who have contact with IT projects and project managers.
BA 30: Facilitation Skill for Business Analysis
BA 90: Preparing for the BA Certification – For those ready to study for and pass the .
Links to PM/BA Support (under construction)
Learning Objectives -- Designed to meet your needs. You decide. Learn how to:
Why Take This Course:
To ensure that your projects and products have stated goals and project teams know what will please the customers. To help maximize profits. To avoid damaged repetitions. To maximize customer satisfaction. To increase employee satisfaction. To lower stress.
Who to Invite:
With Enter-Train-Ment (entertaining training) methods
and highly facilitated group sessions, participants work in small groups to
learn excellent strategic planning tools and techniques and selectively apply
them to real life problems. We could also use a fun pre-course adventure
business story, Geronimo Stone, His Music, His Love, and the Mobile of Excellent
Workshop Outline: Although every workshop is customized to fit your organization, here is one possible outline. Each number represents a small module, website support, and POD cast. Coming soon....
Typical BA Topics To Select From for
1 to 3 Day Workshops
Understand concepts and benefits of Business Analysis
Define the product scope
Get the biggest bang for the buck
Deliver results through a full Systems Approach to business analysis
Work with the development team
Ensure the solution is usable in the business environment
Acquire information and facilitate meetings
Use visibility techniques in communicating needs
Use BA tools
Conduct a requirements gathering phase
Keep customers happy
Track requirements using Functionality, Attributes, and Constraints
Write and validate requirements documents
Implement BA systems in your company
Manage changes to requirements
Lower stress and improve enjoyment
Use and document the Systems Development Life Cycles (and/or Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
Work with UML diagrams
Use process modeling and business diagramming
Diagram and model business process
Understand and document information flow and process flow
Use RACI diagrams
Requirements using Functionality, Attributes, and Constraints
Needs Assessments and Requirements Documentation
Craig A. Stevens Facilitated Needs Assessment
Craig A. Stevens Facilitates Functional Requirements
Craig A. Stevens Facilitates Attributes
Craig A. Stevens Facilitates Constraints
Requirements Game from YouTube with Funky Music